Monday, June 6, 2011

We Are "Home"

2,400 miles later.... and we are "home," or at least at our temporary one at Davis Monthan AFB temporary lodging. It is actually super nice, much nicer than the temporary lodging facility at Eglin AFB (for my friends there who suffered through them)! John checked in at the housing office and unfortunately there is no availability for company grade officers (5 people ahead of us and no one moving out for 30-60 days). So it looks like it will be off-base housing for us. Please be praying we find a place quickly, specifically one in which the homeowner isn't in danger of foreclosure - there is a lot of that out here.

First impressions of AZ: 1) Love the mountains and the desert landscape - just beautiful, 2) A dry heat really does make a difference in how hot it feels (I really dislike humidity), 3) However, the sun is still blazing hot.

What I have learned already: 1) A dirt devil is not just a vacuum cleaner brand, 2) Out here sunglasses aren't just a fashionable accessory, 3) Driving through the crosswinds on the mountain roads should count as exercise, 4) Re-fuel whenever you can because it could be miles before you come across another gas station (thankfully I didn't have to learn this the hard way).

And the house hunt starts........NOW.

6 comments:

A said...

praying you find a safe, happy house to make your home!!!

Deni said...

Glad you made it safe and praying for a perfect home to bring your little man home to!!

thewonderfulhappens said...

Wow, you have a lot of changes coming up!! I hope you find a wonderful house and can get settled quickly.

Amy said...

Wow, your life seems to have one adventure after another! I'm praying that you all find the perfect home...SOON! :) I can't wait to hear how it all turns out! I'm so excited for you that soon you will be setting up Joshua's room!!

Christy said...

Good luck! Praying you find something quickly and get moved in and at least somewhat settled quickly! Hugs!

Grace said...

thankful you arrived safely! hoping and praying you find something soon!